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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • Lucky dog: After eight harrowing days lost in the Plumas National Forest, a missing Shetland sheepdog was found. He was hungry, tired, cold, scratched, limping on bloody paws and missing some fur. But his tail was wagging.
  • On trial: The trial for a Quincy man accused of inflicting fatal injuries on a toddler in 2013 is scheduled to begin March 12.
  • Moving on: Just days after Plumas District Hospital announced that it couldn’t take over Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation, several residents of the facility have found new homes.

Missing motorcyclist found dead

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
7/16/2012

A motorcyclist who was reported missing Sunday night after he failed to arrive in Sierra City was found dead Monday morning.

According to Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood, the 41-year-old man’s body was discovered off the road near Yuba Pass on Highway 49 about 8:45 a.m.

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Deputy involved in shooting identified

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
7/12/2012

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deputy who fatally shot an armed man at the Evergreen Trailer and RV Park near Quincy on June 19.

Deputy Tom Froggatt fired the shots that killed Dennis Jason William Majewski, according to the Plumas County sheriff and district attorney.

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Moonlight settlement announcement delayed

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
7/13/2012

According to Sierra Pacific Industries spokesman Mark Pawlicki, a formal announcement about SPI’s settlement with the federal government over the Moonlight Fire won’t happen until next week.

“The lawyers are still quibbling over the details,” Pawlicki said Friday. “There won’t be an announcement until they agree on all the terms.”

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Forest Service responding to a wildland fire outside of Quincy

Feather Publishing
7/14/2012

8:15 Update

Two Forest Service engine crews are on the fire, named the Spanish Incident, and appear to be knocking it down quickly.

The first unit arrived on the fire shortly before 8:00 a.m. and reported the fire to be approximately an acre and a half in size with low spread potential.

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Freedom Riders

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Meadow Valley’s Fourth of July parade features patriotic horsewomen Liz Durham (left) riding Friday, Melissa Hood on Chandler and Judy Moore on Grey Lad.
Photo by Laura Beaton
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